Arusha | Tarangire | Serengeti | Ngorongoro
A popular safari offering a great introduction to the country's fantastic wildlife and scenic heritage. You will stay in comfortable lodges and visit the rolling grass plains of the Serengeti, the ancient baobab trees of Tarangire National park and Ngorongoro Crater.
Day 1 - On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met and transferred to your lodge with the rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy your surroundings. Sit and relax on the terrace in the shade of the mango trees and admire the views over the pretty gardens. The onsite sanctuary looks after all manner of African plains game including zebras, ostriches and some smaller wild cats. It's just the thing to get you in the safari mood.
Overnight at African Tulip Hotel
Day 2 - After breakfast travel to Tarangire, a journey of approximately 3 ½ hours. Take a game drive in the National Park where you can see the ancient baobab trees and the resident elephant population. Your lodge is tucked away in the trees and the grounds are home to over 400 bird species. Take some time to enjoy your surroundings, the lush forest is a complete contrast to the arid plains elsewhere.
Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
Day 3 - Enjoy a game drive enroute out of the park as you head towards the Ngorongoro in time for lunch. Pass through areas that are home to a whole array of big game and a wild unkempt beauty. In the afternoon continue into the Serengeti watching out for the wide variety of game and predators, before arriving at your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 4 - Spend the whole day on a game drive in the fabled Serengeti with its wide open spaces and seemingly endless game it not hard to see what it is a favourite with wildlife enthusiasts from around the world. Return to your lodge in the evening to share your big game adventures with your fellow travellers.
Day 5 - After an early morning game drive in the Serengeti head towards Ngorongoro Crater a place of diverse scenery and rich in wildlife. On arrival the afternoon is free to enjoy the amazing scenery and lodge facilities.
Day 6 - Spend the day exploring this enormous volcanic crater which is probably one of the most visually stunning places in Africa. It is home to an amazingly rich mix of wildlife including lion, elephant and the very rare black rhino. Take in the diversity of the landscape with grasslands, lakes, forests and swamps. It's not hard to see why this is considered to be one of the wonders of the natural world.
Overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Day 7 - Make an early start for Arusha where time permitting you can have lunch before catching your onward flight home or perhaps spend a few days relaxing on a tropical beach.
Departs Monday. Price includes en-suite accommodation, game drives and all meals, based on 2 sharing. Flights not included. Discounted flights available from most UK airports. Accommodation specified is subject to availability and may be substituted to a similar or higher standard if necessary.
Discover amazing wildlife and sample the local culture on a real African adventure.
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